Prince George's County News

Bill proposed in Pr. George's County would ban e-cigarette smoking

In many states, you can't smoke in bars, restaurants, public buildings and common areas of apartments and condos.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 03:17pm EDT

Parents trying to learn standards their children must meet

This school year, parents have several questions about the Common Core Standards that their kids will have to meet.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 08:23am EDT

Guilty plea stemming from crash involving Md. cop

Man pleads guilty in connection with fatal car crash involving Prince George's police officer

Friday - 10/18/2013, 07:40pm EDT

Prince George's County's Pre-K Initiative (Video)

More than ever pre-school is being called an essential part of a child's educational development but many families are unable to afford it.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 05:06pm EDT

Battle of the bravest: Cop, firefighter recruits go head-to-head

Friday morning, 50 police cadets and 24 fire recruits in Prince George's County met near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge for a joint training run.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 03:06pm EDT

PG officials highlight domestic violence awareness

Prince George's County officials to highlight domestic violence awareness, resources

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 03:30am EDT

Man arrested on 1987 attempted murder charge

Man arrested in Los Angeles on 1987 attempted murder charge in Md.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 03:50pm EDT

9 of 12 Md. pet stores failed to post puppy origins

Nine of 12 pet stores visited as part of an undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States did not comply with a Maryland law that requires them to post on each dog cage every dog's breeding and origins.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Police: Body found in burning car in Md.

Prince George's Co. police: Body found in burning car in Camp Springs

Monday - 10/14/2013, 09:20am EDT

Into the fire: WTOP follows Prince George's County firefighters for a day (Video)

WTOP's Thomas Warren puts on the boots, helmet and oxygen tank to experience a day in the life of the Prince George's County Fire Department.

Monday - 10/14/2013, 09:06am EDT

Mistake with valve leads to wastewater overflow

Mistake with valve leads to wastewater overflow in Accokeek; spill contained to plant grounds

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 07:50pm EDT

Police seek 3 robbers who climbed into drive-through window

Three masked robbers held up a fast-food restaurant by climbing into the drive-through window early Friday.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 08:25am EDT

Panel: 3 applicants for casino license suitable

Panel finds 3 applicants suitable to pursue casino license near nation's capital

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 04:50pm EDT

Pr. George's deputy sheriff, jail guard charged

Pr. George's deputy sheriff, corrections officer charged in connection with assault on inmate

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 02:30pm EDT

Mother: 'My son told me he wanted to die' because of bullying

Despite a rise in national attention, an estimated 3.2 million students are bullied each year.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 06:45am EDT

Local man aims to turn Prince George's food deserts into nutritional oasis (Video)

There's a desert in Prince George's County. In fact, according to the USDA, there are 22 of them, all food deserts. And one local man is on a mission to turn those deserts into a nutritional oasis.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 09:28am EDT

New Prince George's hospital to cost $655M

The proposed Prince George's County Regional Medical Center in Largo will contain just 231 beds and cost approximately $655 million to build and equip, according to operator Dimensions Healthcare Systems and its expert consultants.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 12:11pm EDT

1 dies in crash that closes Inner Loop

One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash on the Beltway's Inner Loop that closed the roadway in College Park, Md., Monday morning.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 08:35am EDT
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11 injured in 6-car crash on Md. highway

Eleven people are injured after a multi-vehicle crash in Brandywine, Md. Sunday afternoon, the Prince George's County Police Department says.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 08:38pm EDT

Pr. George's police, fire face off in cooking

Police and firefighters in Prince George's County are going at it on the grill this weekend.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 01:32pm EDT
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